Windows 10: Restore Default File Type Associations in Windows 10
"One thing I forgot to add is the confirmation message that is returned from the Registry Editor. I have rarely, if ever, modified the registry.
The keys and values contained in C:\Users\KingSol\Desktop\Unassociate_etl.reg have been successfully added to the registry "
That's normal. Merging the .reg file modifies the registry.
"I've been reading up on the registry lately. I plan to periodically backup (export) registry hive:
just in case I accidentally make another boboo . I think exporting and importing (merge) a single hive would be better than to backup and restore the entire registry."
Hello Brink, I need to unassociate .dxf files from apps please!?
Hello @Arkyquest, and welcome to Ten Forums.
The .reg file below will unassociate .dxf file for you.
Default File Type Associations
All you have to do is copy what Brink sent you to your desktop. Right click on it. a context menu will appear. click on MERGE to complete the operation.
Prior to execution, you should backup your registry or set a system restore point. Hope that help."
Thanks Brink, will try not to click that button in the future unless I really want to... why isn't there a big UNDO button on the desktop for these situations
You're most welcome Arkyquest. I'm glad it could help.
Technically, you could use system restore with restore points as a big undo button.
I've been having this issue with .smd files, where, I want to open them with "Unknown Application" again. Once, I tried to open an .smd file with Blender, but now all of these kinds of files open with Blender.
I followed your first option, where I had to download FileTypesMan. But after following the instructions, .smd disappeared from FileTypesMan, and all of these files still open with Blender...
Could you help me, please? What am I doing wrong?
Hello @VPG001, and welcome to Ten Forums.
If you like, the .reg file below will unassociate the .smd file type for you.
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